The Republicans are not going to achieve the goals of their “constituents,” MAGA, until:
anyone earning over $250,000 a year doesn’t have to pay any taxes at all: federal, state, or local
the corporations these people work for or own don’t have to pay any taxes at all: federal, state, or local
none of the tax revenue everyone else pays… Continue reading
Now, I’m no huge fan of Wells Fargo. They once had my mortgage and harassed me with a barrage of advertising the whole time. But the above Wells Fargo advertisement speaks about the power of love.
Yes, I decided to give them a little free advertising, just to annoy Frank.
In my personal opinion, Franklin Graham, the son of Billy… Continue reading
“The poor you have with you always.” —Jesus
And with that people who self label as Christians dismiss any obligation to help anyone but their religious leaders as they seek to curry God‘s favor and reap the bountiful blessings they believe are due them. It’s just easier.
I stumbled upon1 this quotation that needs to sink deeply into the hearts… Continue reading
Predictably, after the SCOTUS rulings on Prop 8 and DOMA, the Christian Taliban is crying foul, throwing around their poor me persecution complex.
From my friend Jeffrey Hoffman, this was just too well said not to share at every turn:
A quick note to the “Christian” Right today:
Folks, when you bully somebody long enough that the law has to… Continue reading
OK, let’s carefully look at this quotation from CNN’s website today, with a critical eye focused a bit more precisely on reality and not Orwellian doublespeak:
After Jason Collins came out as gay, ESPN’s Chris Broussard said the NBA player was living in “open rebellion to God” — sparking a backlash against the sportswriter. That’s proof, some Christians say, that… Continue reading
The more I have read the Bible and study the life of Jesus, the more I have become convinced that Christianity spreads best not through force but through fascination.”
The truth is: I want nothing to do with Christianity as it is widely seen and practiced in this country. I find its moralism and hatred revolting.… Continue reading
I personally find the way businesses package products to be of interest. Packaging can sell a product or keep it on the store shelf.
Take religion—really big business: today’s purveyors of religion package the Bible. They co-opt the concepts of “biblical” on numerous issues. Yet, they pick and choose what each package looks like. They market their agenda with carefully… Continue reading
Today, an interesting article appeared in my news feed that made me curious enough to do more reading about marriage and divorce. The facts, when isolated from a conservative or liberal agenda, are sobering, fascinating, and not at all what one might think given media coverage of the same. Here is an encapsulated version of the information I found.
The… Continue reading
Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.”
Source: Acts 4:12 (NIV)
Christ. Follow Christ. Be a Christian. The central message of the New Testament. Many Americans have even begun to use being “Christian” as a litmus test for the presidency.
This month I… Continue reading
OK, if you’re easily offended by jokes about religious matters, don’t read this post. It might offend you. (It’s not meant to offend.)
Surely you know by now that Jesus is returning on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at about 6:00PM, but I don’t know for sure in what time zone though speculation is Pacific Time, because that’s where Mr. Harold… Continue reading